1958 LPGA Tour

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The 1958 LPGA Tour was the ninth season since the LPGA Tour officially began in 1950. The season ran from January 10 to September 14. The season consisted of 24 official money events. Mickey Wright won the most tournaments, five. Beverly Hanson led the money list with earnings of $12,639.

There was only one first-time winner in 1958, Bonnie Randolph.

The tournament results and award winners are listed below.

Tournament results[edit]

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1958 season.[1] "Date" is the ending date of the tournament. The numbers in parentheses after the winners' names are the number of wins they had on the tour up to and including that event. Majors are shown in bold.

Date Tournament Location Winner Score Purse ($) 1st prize ($)
Jan 12 Sea Island Open Georgia United States Mickey Wright (5) 224 4,750 831
Jan 20 Tampa Open Florida United States Betsy Rawls (27) 302 7,500 1,247
Jan 26 Lake Worth Open Invitational Florida United States Marlene Hagge (14) 218 5,000 831
Feb 2 Havana Biltmore Open Cuba Uruguay Fay Crocker (8) 222 5,000
Feb 16 St. Petersburg Open Florida United States Betsy Rawls (28) 291 7,000 1,248
Mar 2 Jacksonville Open Florida United States Marilynn Smith (4) 299 5,000 875
Mar 16 Titleholders Championship Georgia United States Beverly Hanson (11) 299 5,275 1,000
Apr 20 Babe Zaharias Open Texas United States Louise Suggs (40) 214 4,487 831
May 11 Lawton Open Oklahoma United States Beverly Hanson (12) 212 4,000 831
May 18 Peach Blossom Open South Carolina United States Wiffi Smith (3) 216 4,000 831
May 28 Land of Sky Open North Carolina United States Marlene Hagge (15) 213 4,750 831
Jun 1 Gatlinburg Open Tennessee United States Louise Suggs (41) 222 4,750 831
Jun 8 LPGA Championship Pennsylvania United States Mickey Wright (6) 288 7,500 1,247
Jun 15 Triangle Round Robin Massachusetts United States Louise Suggs (42) +51 9,000 1,425
Jun 22 Women's Western Open Pennsylvania United States Patty Berg (48) 293 4,750 950
Jun 28 U.S. Women's Open Michigan United States Mickey Wright (7) 290 7,200 1,800
Jul 13 American Women's Open Minnesota United States Patty Berg (49) 288 7,000 1,225
Jul 27 French Lick Open Indiana United States Louise Suggs (43) 300 7,000 1,247
Aug 10 Macktown Open Illinois United States Mary Lena Faulk (3) 216 6,500 988
Aug 17 Kansas City Open Missouri United States Bonnie Randolph (1) 219 4,750 831
Aug 24 Waterloo Open Iowa Uruguay Fay Crocker (9) 287 7,000 1,247
Sep 1 Opie Turner Open Oklahoma United States Mickey Wright (8) 222 7,500 1,247
Sep 8 Dallas Open Texas United States Mickey Wright (9) 284 8,500 1,247
Sep 14 Jackson Open Mississippi United States Jackie Pung (5) 220 4,748 831

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Money winner Beverly Hanson  United States
Scoring leader (Vare Trophy) Beverly Hanson  United States

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